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Table Last Revised: 10/18/2017 MP

On June 13, 2016, President Kirk H. Schulz signed an Instrument of Ratification and Acceptance of Delegations of Authority.  This instrument accepts, affirms and ratifies all current, valid delegations made by Interim President Dr. Daniel J. Bernardo.

The specific scope of delegated authority to sign contracts differs for each individual (i.e. amount, type of contract, etc.); therefore it is necessary to view each letter to determine the scope of contract authority.  Below is a current list of Delegated Contractual Authority.



AMES, Bob Purchasing
APPEL, Michael Finance and Operations
ARGERSINGER, Jana College of Arts & Sciences, English Department
ASKEW, E. Bennett Athletics
BARNARD, Dawn Information Systems
BERNARDO, Daniel Office of the Provost
BOSTON, Terry Administrative Services
BOWE, Margaret WSU Vancouver
BRINKER, Debra College of Nursing
BROWN, Derek Office of Research Support and Operations
BRUCE, Chris Museum of Art
CARR, Nancy WSU Tri-Cities
CHAUDHRY, Asif International Programs
CHARLO, Cherra University Communications
CHERMAK, Gail Speech and Hearing Sciences
COOK, Jennifer Online Administration/Global Campus
COX, Deborah WSU Spokane
CUMMINGS, Joel Libraries
DUNCAN, Glen Nutrition and Exercise Physiology
EAKER, Gretchen WSU Spokane
ELBRACHT, Jeff University Recreation
ERDMAN, Phyllis College of Education
FERRIS, Jana Extension
FREI, Mary Office of Research
FINKBEINER, Wendi WSU Tri-Cities
GOODDELL, RYAN Real Estate Services
GRAISY, JOSH Sponsored Programs Services
GREENE, Joanne University Recreation
GROPP, Patty Purchasing
HARDESTY, Dan Finance and Administration
HILL, Laura Human Development
HOLSTAD, Deborah Controller's Office
HOYT, Christine

Office of the President

JACOBSEN, Desiree Office of the President
JOHNSON, Kerry  Purchasing 
KEANE, Christopher Office of Research
KELLERMAN, Karen Controller's Office
KENNEDY, Jae Health Policy and Administration
KIMBLE, Gerik Controller's Office
KLEFFNER, Matt Athletics
KLINE, Joe Capital Planning and Development
KLUZIK, Michael Office of Research Assurances
Kruse, Sharon College of Education
LAVIELLE, Michael S. Facilities Operations
LOERA, Lucila Office of Access, Equity & Achievement 
MARCELO, Marvin Northwest Public Radio and Television
MARCUS, David Department of Psychology
MARTINEZ, MICHELLE College of Veterinary Medicine
McCOY, Anne Athletics
McLOUGHLIN, Janet Online Administration/Global Campus
MORTON, Joy Controller's Office
MURRAY, Victoria Finance and Administration


College of Pharmacy


Office of Grant & Research Development
OWEN, Amanda N. Finance and Administration
PAPIESE, Paul Purchasing
PAPPU, Sita Office of Commercialization
PEARSON, Stacy Finance and Administration
PICCIOTTO, Gil WSU Foundation
PILLAY, Sasi Information Technology Services
PINKLETON, Bruce College of Communication
POESY, Randal Purchasing
RICE, Erin International Programs
RISER, Shilly Sponsored Programs Services
ROBERTS, Kenneth College of Medicine
ROGERS, Eric  Purchasing
ROLL, John WSU Spokane
ROVETTO, David Purchasing
SALA, Edward University Publishing
SCHULZ, Kirk H. Office of the President
SENTER, Angela College of Business
SHAHEEN, JOHN Transportation Services
SHUFFIELD, Brian Student Involvement and Leadership
SKINNER, Matthew A. Finance and Administration

Facilities Operations


Controller's Office


Finance and Administration (Tri-Cities)

ST. CLAIR, Casey

Finance and Administration


Housing & Conference Services
THOMPSON, Leslie Academic Outreach and Innovation
VALENTER, Lynn  WSU Vancouver 
WARD, Kelly Educational Leadership and Counseling Psychology
WASIK, Randi College of Medicine
WISER, Brandy Athletics
YANG, Olivia Facilities Services
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